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Jack Kennedy
Early July and mixed weather is leading to improved grass growth, but some farms in the east are still short on grass.
1 July 2022 News
Remaining TAMS tranche dates for 2022 released
There will be two more tranches under the current TAMS programme, following the closure of the current tranche on Friday 1 July.
1 July 2022 News
Wool study ‘offers very little to farmers’ - IFA
There are no immediate pathways identified in the Wool Feasibility Study for improving prices paid to farmers for their wool, according to IFA.
All-island ‘Irish grown’ wool brand needed – study
The Wool Feasibility Study suggests that there are market opportunities in wool’s use as a fertiliser, in insulation and as a growing medium.
1 July 2022 News
Beef and sheep farms need ‘generational renewal’ - Macra
Macra has warned that the work of the recently formed Food Vision beef and sheep forum must cover general renewal for the sectors.
30 June 2022 News
More access for New Zealand agri produce to EU
Enhanced access for New Zealand dairy, beef and sheepmeat to EU markets with announcement of trade deal.
30 June 2022 News
Donohoes dominate Blue championships in Athlone
The Irish Blue Texel Society is gaining popularity and its national championships saw 84 sheep line out to be judged at Athlone Show recently.
29 June 2022 Pedigree
Growvite Vendéen all-Ireland championships
The Noggus flock of Ciaran Coughlan and Quitrent flock of Cheryl O’Brien were the dominant performers claiming the entire male and female titles.
29 June 2022 Pedigree
Forty years of Belclare breeding
The breed society is holding its all-Ireland championships at the Mullingar Agricultural Show on Sunday 10 July.
29 June 2022 Pedigree
Lessons learned from the SUAS uplands EIP
Experiences from the European Innovation Projects will feed in to the formation of the co-operation projects under the new ACRES agri-environmental scheme.
29 June 2022 News
NI Sheep Programme: weather holds up silage plans in Fermanagh
This week, Roy and Marilyn Mayers give an update on what's happening on their Co Fermanagh farm. Kieran Mailey reports.
Sheep Management: cobalt supplementation, selecting replacements and event dates
Research has shown little benefit from supplementing ewes with cobalt but there is marked performance benefits to be attained from supplementing lambs.
29 June 2022 Management